|Rag Radio 2011-04-01 / April Fool's Special w/Satirist Paul Krassner & Filmmaker Turk Pipkin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
April Fool's Special with Paul Krassner. Krassner, an author, journalist, and stand-up comedian, was the founder and editor of the legendary journal of social and political satire, The Realist. He was a founder of the Youth International Party (the Yippies), and was a member of Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters. This is Krassner's third visit to Rag Radio. Also: Author, actor, and filmmaker Turk Pipkin talks about his new documentary film, Building Hope.
Keywords: Underground Press; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Paul Krassner; Turk Pipkin; Writers; Filmmakers
|What's New Interviews Turk Pipkin - Tracey Schulz|
What's New Interviews Turk Pipkin -- For this week's show, I got the chance to interview local filmmaker Turk Pipkin. This week, Mr. Pipkin has several projects going on at once... He's planting trees in Bastrop State Park, he has his documentary Building Hope screening in New York City, his film When Angels Sing was just approved to screen during SXSW, and his The Nobelity Project is hosting a fundraiser/tribute concert for Kris Kristofferson! Whew!
Keywords: What's New; Interview; Turk Pipkin; Bastrop State Park; Building Hope; film; When Angels Sing; SXSW; The Nobelity Project; Kris Kristofferson
|Insight: Ira Glass / Nobelity / Disembodied artist|
"This American Life" is synonymous with radio, but now Ira Glass is venturing into the world of T.V. Today on Insight, hear Ira Glass tell why he made the leap to the small screen and how he did it - and how many pounds he lost to prepare for his on-screen appearance. Filmmaker Turk Pipkin's "Nobelity" premieres today in Sacramento. He wanted answers to the world’s most pressing problems – and got them from nine Nobel Laureates...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Ira Glass; This American Life; Nobelity; Turk Pipkin; Mary Tuma; Crocker Art Museum
|What's New At Angels Sing Premiere - Tracey Schulz|
On Nov. 3, 2013, I was able to cover the red carpet premiere of the Christmas film, Angels Sing at Alamo Drafhouse Slaughter Lane. Angels Sing is the Austin-shot film adaption of the Turk Pipkin short story, When Angels Sing. Here are a few of the interviews from that day with Willie Nelson, Turk Pipkin, Joel Guzman & Sarah Fox, Eloise DeJoria, Miss Lavelle White, Carolyn Schwarz, & Sara Hickman. Since this took place, the film & soundtrack is available for streaming and download on most interne...
Keywords: Christmas; film; Angels Sing; Alamo Drafhouse; Slaughter Lane; red carpet; premiere; Angels Sing; Austin; shot; film; adaption; Turk Pipkin; short; story; When Angels Sing; interviews; Willie Nelson; Turk Pipkin; Joel Guzman; Sarah Fox; Eloise De Joria; Miss Lavelle White; Carolyn Schwarz; Sarah Hickman